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TECHNOLOGY FORUM 2017

Luca De Biase

Innovation Editor - Il Sole 24 Ore

Luca De Biase is Innovation Editor at Il Sole 24 Ore and Editor in Chief of Nòva24.
Since the beginning of its activities in 2016, he is a member of the working group on Big Data established by the Minister of Education, Universities and Research, whose main aim is to encourage the use of Big Data in the decision making process, as well as in the elaboration of development policies for education and science.
He is also a member of the permanent Table for innovation and Digital Agenda in Italy and a member of the Commission for rights and duties on the Internet, at the Italian Parliament, as well as a member of the Commission on Big Data at the National Institute of Statistics.
In 2012 he collaborated with the Italian Ministry of Economic Development in the task force dedicated to improving the ecosystem of innovative startups and in 2013 he was advisor to the Prime Minister for the Digital Agenda.
Luca De Biase is professor of the master in Science Communication at the University of Padua and a member of the Scientific Committee of the Master in Science Communication at the SISSA in Trieste; he’s also curator of TEDxRoncade and member of the steering committee of State of the Net.
His latest books are: Cambiare Pagina (Rizzoli) and Economia della felicità (Feltrinelli). Among his previous works: “edeologia” (Laterza), “Il mago d’ebiz” and “In nome del popolo mondiale” (Fazi). With Giorgio Meletti he published “Bidone.com” (Fazi).
He has been founder and chairman of Fondazione Ahref, for information quality, and today he is one of the leading European experts in technological innovation and social and economic development of new media.
He worked for various newspapers: ItaliaOggi, Mondo Economico, Fortune Italia, Espansione, Panorama, The Industry Standard, L’Espresso, Corriere della Sera.
He worked for several years with the OECD LEED Programme.
He was director of Austro & Aquilone, co-founder of the content provider Il mago d’ebiz and of the community of online journalists Reporters Online. He collaborated on the project for Tiscali’s Europe Channel.
Before becoming a journalist, in 1986, Luca De Biase was professor at the University L. Bocconi, where he graduated in 1980 in Economics and Social Sciences.